Let's Know Things
Let's Know Things
Colin Wright
Author and analytic journalist Colin Wright puts the news into context.
End SARS Protests
This week we talk about coups, Nigeria, and #EndSARS. We also discuss the Spacial Anti-Robbery Squad, SWAT, and the Lekki Massacre. Become a patron: patreon.com/letsknowthings (patrons get access to an ad-free version of the show, and a bonus episode each month) Support the show: letsknowthings.com/support (monetarily or non-monetarily) Show notes/transcript: letsknowthings.com You might also enjoy my other podcast: brainlenses.com
Nov 17
29 min
Hydrogen Power
This week we talk about fuel cells, steam reforming, and electrolyzers. We also discuss the hydrogen economy, fracking, and the race between the EU and China to claim hydrogen fuel dominance. Become a patron: patreon.com/letsknowthings (patrons get access to an ad-free version of the show, and a bonus episode each month) Support the show: letsknowthings.com/support (monetarily or non-monetarily) Show notes/transcript: letsknowthings.com You might also enjoy my other podcast: brainlenses.com
Nov 10
30 min
COVID-19 Update
This week we talk about the COVID-19 pandemic, thus far, and what might happen next. We also discuss air circulation, face masks, and secondary consequences. Become a patron: patreon.com/letsknowthings (patrons receive a bonus episode of the show each month) Support the show: letsknowthings.com/support (monetarily or non-monetarily) Show notes/transcript: letsknowthings.com You might also enjoy my other podcast: brainlenses.com
Nov 3
41 min
EV Skateboard Platforms
This week we talk about economies of scale, Foxconn, and the skateboardification of the electric vehicle world. We also discuss EV economics, vertical integration, and Tesla. Become a patron: patreon.com/letsknowthings (patrons receive a bonus episode of the show each month) Support the show: letsknowthings.com/support (monetarily or non-monetarily) Show notes/transcript: letsknowthings.com You might also enjoy my other podcast: brainlenses.com
Oct 27
31 min
Workplace Politics
This week we talk about lobbying, Coinbase, and stakeholder capitalism. We also discuss the attempt to be apolitical, neutrality as non-neutrality, and venture capitalists. Become a patron: patreon.com/letsknowthings (patrons receive a bonus episode of the show each month) Support the show: letsknowthings.com/support (monetarily or non-monetarily) Show notes/transcript: letsknowthings.com You might also enjoy my other podcast: brainlenses.com
Oct 20
28 min
Mass Pardons
This week we talk about United Nations conventions, cannabis legality, and pardons. We also discuss the US incarceration rate, the War on Drugs, and hemp. Become a patron: patreon.com/letsknowthings (patrons receive a bonus episode of the show each month) Support the show: letsknowthings.com/support (monetarily or non-monetarily) Show notes/transcript: letsknowthings.com You might also enjoy my other podcast: brainlenses.com
Oct 13
25 min
Climate Pledges
This week we talk about UN climate talks, corporate responsibility, and carbon neutrality. We also discuss China, the Paris Agreement, and the 75th United Nations General Assembly. Become a patron: patreon.com/letsknowthings (patrons receive a bonus episode of the show each month) Support the show: letsknowthings.com/support (monetarily or non-monetarily) Show notes/transcript: letsknowthings.com You might also enjoy my other podcast: brainlenses.com
Oct 6
35 min
The FinCEN Files
This week we talk about Al Capone, money laundering, and the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network. We also discuss document leaks, tax evasion, and suspicious activity reports. Become a patron: patreon.com/letsknowthings (patrons receive a bonus episode of the show each month) Support the show: letsknowthings.com/support (monetarily or non-monetarily) Show notes/transcript: letsknowthings.com You might also enjoy my other podcast: brainlenses.com
Sep 29
33 min
Normalizing Relations
This week we talk about Middle Eastern history, the Six-Day War, and relations between Israel and its neighbors. We also discuss Palestine, the Yom Kippur War, and the UAE. Support the show at patreon.com/letsknowthings (patrons receive a bonus episode of the show each month) or letsknowthings.com/support Show notes/transcript: letsknowthings.com You might also enjoy my other podcast: brainlenses.com
Sep 22
33 min
Worldscraping
This week we talk about Microsoft Flight Simulator, Niantic, and digital twins. We also discuss augmented reality, data scraping, and price-tweaking bots. Support the show via patreon.com/letsknowthings or letsknowthings.com/support (patrons receive a bonus episode of the show each month) Show notes/transcript: letsknowthings.com You might also enjoy my other podcast: brainlenses.com
Sep 15
30 min
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